Today is the last day in our Portland home before we set out on our trip and it becomes a rental. Our house is spotlessly clean and fairly empty, aside from the furnishings. Thankfully we found renters a few weeks ago that wanted the place furnished and were a good fit. It's been bittersweet and strange to … Continue reading Bon voyage, Portland
After spending lots of time cross comparing other traveler's packing lists, reading RTW travel packing suggestions and taking endless trips to REI we finally completed our gear list and packing. That is, as long as Will doesn't change his mind about his pack again and I'm satisfied with taking only three pairs of shoes! 🙂 … Continue reading Geared, Packed and Prepped
This post explains our strategy for what type of clothing we want to pack. We’re going to write about exactly what we’ve decided to bring and how we’re actually going to be taking it in an upcoming post. Traveling for a year doesn’t mean you have an outfit for every day for 365 days; it doesn’t … Continue reading Packin’ it Strategically
While we've yet to leave, we have already purchased some flights and have some ideas for our first few destinations. Here's what the first 6 weeks look like.
... a major change in our lives. Will and I have a big announcement to make! We are traveling the world and we invite you to join us. While we're not expecting Jenny to pop out a baby or a globe anytime soon, we are expecting to head out on an adventure and we want … Continue reading Surprise! We’re Expecting…
Before kicking off our travels we needed to obtain vaccines to protect against specific deceases contracted in the countries we plan to visit. So we began the process by researching travel vaccines and then digging into our baby books for immunization records. Thanks to our parents for keeping detailed records of our immunizations (along with … Continue reading Shots to the Arms
It's coming. Our blog is up and our adventure is around the corner. This trip will change us, challenge us and is a big chance to seize adventure. Who knows what road we will choose along the way, but what's around the bend is intriguing. We hope that our future blog stories spur the travel bug … Continue reading Our Road
65 Days and Counting! Here it is. Our [new] official blog and journal to capture our adventures abroad! Will and I purchased our Airtreks "round the world" ticket for the first five months of our world travel adventure. We depart south from Seattle, Washington on February 10th, 2015 to Buenos Aires, Argentina where we kick … Continue reading Home sweet home, gearing up to GO!